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Matt Fagerholm

Matt Fagerholm

Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for and has contributed to a variety of publications including Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club, No Film School and Magill's Cinema Annual. His writing/editing experience includes serving as Assistant A&E Editor at the Columbia Chronicle and a full-time writer interviewing such icons as Betty White, Ed Asner and Judy Collins at the Woodstock Independent. For nearly a decade, he served as a monthly guest on Vocalo radio's The Morning AMp program, and is also the founder of Indie Outlook, a blog and podcast featuring exclusive interviews with some of the most exciting voices in modern independent filmmaking. Follow him on Twitter at @IndieOutlook and @mattfagerholm.

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#432 May 10, 2022

Matt writes: The best film I have seen thus far in 2022 is Audrey Diwan's Golden Lion-winner, "Happening," starring Anamaria Vartolomei in an extraordinary performance as a young women seeking an abortion in France during the 1960s, when it was…

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#431 April 26, 2022

Matt writes: After endless days of quarantined viewing, returning to Champaign, Illinois for the 22nd installment of Ebertfest was nothing short of a tonic for the soul.

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#430 April 12, 2022

Matt writes: We could not be more thrilled to return to the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois, for the long-awaited 2022 installment of Ebertfest from Wednesday, April 20th, through Saturday, April 23rd.


Thumbnails 4/5/22

Lucian Georgescu and Barry Gifford on The Phantom Father; Incriminated White Females; A Night in Bridgerton; The Automat Warms the Soul; Bill Hader on Barry.

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#429 March 29, 2022

Matt writes: Celebrated filmmakers George Lucas, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg spoke with Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel in 1990 about what they perceived to be the future of movies. This fascinating episode of "Siskel & Ebert" is filled with…

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#428 March 15, 2022

Matt writes: Last week, presented its 2022 edition of Women Writers Week, featuring remarkable reviews, interviews and essays from essential female writers including our site's publisher Chaz Ebert; Contributing Editor Nell Minow; critics Sheila O'Malley, Christy Lemire, Tomris Laffly;…

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#427 March 1, 2022

Matt writes: The College of Media at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign recently announced that the Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies will officially launch this year, with programming to begin in Fall 2022.